Filming the Camps exhibition makes debut in Mobile, AL [fr]
The History Museum of Mobile and the Mémorial de la Shoah hosted an opening reception of the exhibition “Filming the Camps, from Hollywood to Nuremberg: John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens” on September 25, 2016 in presence of Consul General Louis de Corail and Jacques Fredj, Executive Director of Mémorial de la Shoah.
On display through January 16, 2017, the exhibition features the stories of three American film directors—John Ford, Samuel Fuller, and George Stevens—as they documented Nazi atrocities during WWII. In conjunction with this exhibition, the Mémorial de la Shoah hosted a free one-day workshop for teachers and educators and the screening of the movie, Filming the Camps: John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens with the film’s director, Christian Delage.
Additional activities featured are a lecture by Dr. Dan Puckett, Chair of the Alabama Holocaust Commission on October 18; a film series at Spring Hill College on selected Sunday afternoons; Roger Grunwald’s, The Mitzvah Project, on October 20; Matt Rozell’s, “Photographs from a Train Near Magdeburg” on October 24; and a lecture by Dr. Paul Bartrop on November 15.
Curated by historian and film director Christian Delage, the exhibition was designed, created, and distributed by the Mémorial de la Shoah (Paris, France), and made possible through the generous support of SNCF. Other sponsors include the History Museum of Mobile, Mobile Public Library, Mobile Jewish Film Festival, University of South Alabama, Spring Hill College and University of Mobile.
When: Now through January 16, 2017
Where: History Museum of Mobile (111 S Royal Street, Mobile, AL 36602 )